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German Lit: Dual-Language Books
Deutsche Literatur in German and English

German Literature in a Dual-language Format
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Herrmann Hesse

Siddharta - dual Demian - A Dual Language Book
by Hermann Hesse
Stanley Appelbaum, Translator
Hesse's novel in a side-by-side English-German format. The dramatic story of a young man's awakening to selfhood. "An Existentialist intensity and a depth of understanding rare in contemporary fiction." - Saturday Review. More about this title.

Siddharta - A Dual Language Book
by Hermann Hesse
Stanley Appelbaum, Translator
Hesse's allegorical novel in a side-by-side English-German format. A young Indian mystic, a contemporary of Buddha, sacrifices everything to search for the true meaning of life. More about this title.


German Poetry

Great German Poems of the Romantic Era/Berühmte Gedichte der Deutschen Romantik
Various Authors
Selected German verse in a dual-language edition, with English translations by Stanley Appelbaum. Includes 131 poems by Holderlin, Novalis, Eichendorff, Heine, Morike and 18 other poets.

103 Great Poems/103 Meistergedichte
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
German verse by Goethe in a dual-language edition, with English translations by Stanley Appelbaum. Ideal for those who want to read Goethe's lyric works in German and understand it as well. Paperback.

Faust - Part 1
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Goethe's classic drama in German verse is considered the greatest work in all of German literature. "This newly revised edition, which offers Peter Salms wonderfully readable translation as well as the original German on facing pages, brings us Faust in a vital, rhythmic American idiom that carefully preserves the grandeur, integrity, and poetic immediacy of Goethe's words."


Short Stories

Best Short Stories/Die schönsten Erzählungen
by Franz Kafka
Selected short stories by Franz Kafka in a dual-language edition, with English translations by Stanley Appelbaum.

Death in Venice & A Man and His Dog/Der Tod in Venedig & Herr und Hund
by Thomas Mann
Two Thomas Mann stories in a dual-language edition, with English translations by Stanley Appelbaum. Paperback.

Five Great German Short Stories
Stanley Appelbaum, Ed.
A dual-language edition of Fünf Meistererzählungen translated by Stanley Appelbaum. German on the left page, English on the right page. Five stories by five famous writers: Hoffmann, Kafka, Kleist, Mann, and Schnitzler. Paperback.

German Stories/Deutsche Erzählungen
Harry Steinhauer, Ed.
A bilingual anthology of German Erzählungen. Paperback.

German Short Stories 2/Deutsche Kurzgeschichten 2
Harry Steinhauer, Ed.
The follow-up edition to the first anthology above. A bilingual anthology of German Erzählungen. Penguin Parrallel Text. Paperback.

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